Saratoga Race Course

Despite Early Rain, Saratoga Meet Generates Second-Highest Handle In History

The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) today concluded its 2018 season at Saratoga Race Course with the second highest all-sources handle in history, despite a summer meet that was inundated with more than 10 inches of rain. Total all-sources handle generated during the meet was $659,083,459, in spite of the fact that 50 races […]

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Irad Ortiz, Klaravich Stables Wrap Up Saratoga Titles

Chad Brown’s record-setting effort led to his second H. Allen Jerkens award for the Saratoga meet’s top trainer, while jockey Irad Ortiz, Jr. notched his second Angel Cordero, Jr. award for leading jockey as the 40-day meet concluded Monday, Labor Day, at the Spa. Klaravich Stables was the meet’s leading owner with 21 victories and […]

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‘So Proud Of The Horses’: Brown Enjoying Record-Setting Saratoga Season

Two days after matching his 2016 record for wins by a trainer at Saratoga with 40, Chad Brown picked up three more victories on Saturday, highlighted by a win in the Grade 3 Saranac. The Mechanicville, New York native, with 43 victories heading into Sunday’s card, has firmly secured his second Saratoga training title in […]

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‘Magical Meet’: Brown Saddles 41st Winner To New Saratoga Record

Chad Brown bested his own previous record for wins by a trainer in a single Saratoga meet when Spirit Animal, ridden by Hall of Famer Javier Castellano, captured Race 6 on Saturday, marking his 41st victory. Brown, who won 40 races in capturing the 2016 training title, had shared the single-meet wins record with Todd […]

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‘Honest Little Horse’ Discreet Lover A Live Longshot In Woodward

Owner-trainer Uriah St. Lewis’s feels confident in his 5-year-old horse Discreet Lover, who will make his 43rd lifetime start in Saturday’s Grade 1 Woodward. The horse by Repent arrived at his temporary stall on the Saratoga Harness track backstretch after a four-hour drive from Park in Pennsylvania. His companion, Norma’s Charm will start in Friday’s […]

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Derby Date Will Try To Live Up To His Name In Monday’s Hopeful

A field of eight 2-year-old colts hope to graduate and earn their first career Grade 1 victory in Monday’s $350,000 Hopeful at seven furlongs on the main track. Carded as Race 10, with a local post time of 5:38 p.m. ET, the 114th running of the Hopeful will be shown on Saratoga Live, presented by […]

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NYRA To Host Groundbreaking For 1863 Club After Saratoga Meet

The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) today announced that it will formally break ground on the 1863 Club at Saratoga Race Course on Tuesday, September 4, one day after the conclusion of the 2018 summer racing season. The 1863 Club is the official name of the new permanent building to be located at the site […]

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Kharafa Turns Back The Clock On New York Showcase Day

Making his 50th career start, 9-year-old fan favorite Kharafa stole the show on New York Showcase Day on Friday at Saratoga Race Course, charging down the middle of the stretch and holding off odds-on favorite Offering Plan to win the 39th running of the $150,000 West Point presented by Trustco Bank by a half-length. Ridden […]

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Saratoga’s Wednesday Card Offers $166,166 Double Pick 6 Carryover

On Monday, the NYRA Bets Late Pick 5 at Saratoga Race Course was taken down by a single winning ticket, triggering a minimum $150,000 payout to one lucky NYRA Bets member. The winning ticket, purchased at the 50-cent minimum to total $96, was secured in the finale by Won’t Be Missed (No. 7), who captured […]

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Saratoga’s Monday Card Features $48,152 Pick 6 Carryover

There will be a Pick 6 carryover of $48,152 into Monday’s card at Saratoga Race Course, featuring the $100,000 Evan Shipman for New York-breds. Sunday’s Pick 6 sequence began in Race 5 as Newspaperofrecord (No. 5) prevailed by 6 ¾ lengths to return $5.00. In Race 6 We Should Talk (No. 7, $13.40) was victorious […]

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